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Dinoprostone Vaginal Suppository

When and How to Use This Medicine

Some general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with dinoprostone vaginal suppositories include the following:
  • This medication comes in the form of a suppository. It is inserted high into the vagina.
  • The suppository should only be administered by a trained medical provider in a hospital setting.
  • You will be lying down when you receive this medication, and will need to remain lying down for at least 10 minutes after the suppository is inserted.
  • For dinoprostone vaginal suppositories to work properly, they must be used as prescribed.

Dosing Information for Dinoprostone Vaginal Suppository

The dose of dinoprostone vaginal suppositories your healthcare provider recommends will depend on how you respond to the medicine. As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Dinoprostone Vaginal Suppository Dosage for more information.)

Drug Interactions

Dinoprostone vaginal suppositories are unlikely to react with most other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Dinoprostone Vaginal Suppository).

What If I Overdose on This Medication?

An overdose of dinoprostone vaginal suppositories will likely cause increased uterine contractions. If you receive too much of this medication, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Prostin E2 Overdose for more information.)
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Dinoprostone Vaginal Suppository Information

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